TRANSOCEAN PROSPECT AND TRANSOCEAN SEARCHER SOLD FOR SCRAP
Transocean advised that the midwater floaters Transocean Prospect and Transocean Searcher were classified as held for sale. The rigs will be recycled in an environmentally responsible manner.
Transocean Prospect, a 3rd generation Trovisk Bingo 3000 design was built at Tsu Shipyard in Japan in 1983. The rig is cold stacked in the UK.
Transocean Searcher a sister vessel of Transocean Prospect was built in 1983 at Tonsberg Shipyard in Norway and is today cold stacked in Norway. (Source: Transocean – Image: Alfan Beem / Transocean Prospect in the port of Rotterdam, January 2006)